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1965, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler records “Ballad of the Green Berets.”

1965, The Beatles are number one in the British singles chart with “Day Tripper.”

1966, Tara Browne was killed when driving at high speed in his Lotus Elan after it collided with a parked tr … (read more…)

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Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Wings” by Tim Buckley

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1963, James Carroll at WWDC in Washington, DC, became the first disc jockey to broadcast a Beatles record on American radio. Carroll played “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” which he had obtained from his stewardess girlfriend, who brought the single back from the UK. Due to listener demand, the song was played daily, every … (read more…)

The 3D RadioActivity is downsizing towards the end of the year on show #261, as we are featuring all things small for you, whether it be towns, stuff, talk or stogies.  There’s plenty of time to scrutinize the size musically whether it be acreage, time, epiphanies or change.  You know how some people say it’s a small world?  If they think so, they should try painting it.
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Beatles-Day-tripper-we-can-work-it-out1965, Released as a double A-side The Beatles “Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out,” became their ninth UK number one, and their third Christmas chart topper in a row. The single was a US number one in January 1966.

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John Lennon and the Plastic Ono Band

The Who  - Sell Out1967, The Who Sell Out LP is released in Britain. The album was to have been released a month earlier but was delayed while permission was sought from all the companies mentioned in the commercials. While getting the rights for the commercials, someone forgets to secure the rights for the Radio London jingles and a lawsuit erupts. Those who rush out to buy … (read more…)

1967, Rolling Stones guitarist Brian Jones was rushed to St Georges hospital in London after collapsing. A doctor reported Jones was tired and suffering from over strain and was also recovering from having some teeth out.

1968, Deep Purple played at the Grande Ballroom in Detroit, Michigan.

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1966, Jimi Hendrix made his British TV debut on ITV’s ‘Ready Steady Go!’ (Marc Bolan was also on the show). The Jimi Hendrix Experience also recorded ‘Foxy Lady’ on this day. The United States version of Are You Experienced listed the song with a spelling mistake as ‘Foxey Lady’ and this is how it is still known among many North American fans … (read more…)